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Welcome to Our Blog!

We use this platform to keep you in the know on projects we have done in detail with lots of pictures, including the before, so you can see the transformation. We also dive into deeper subjects such as what you need to know about converting your garage, tips for a successful remodel, design and construction info, and more.

Decorating Your Home for the Holiday Season

From Our Family to Yours As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have made this year one for the books. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2017 has been just as memorable ...

Houzz Tour: Midcentury Revival on the California Coast

House at a Glance Who lives here: A young couple who, during construction, became the parents of twin girls Location: Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Size: 1,650 square feet (153 square meters); three bedrooms, two bathrooms Interior designer: Natalie Myers Scope of work: To update this classic post-and-beam-style ...

Interview With Natalie Myers

Q: Natalie, thank you for taking the time to talk with us. Since renovating a home is such a large undertaking, we thought it would be valuable for readers to get a perspective from an Interior Designer like yourself.  Before we get into the meat of this interview can you ...

Q&A with Santa Monica Contemporary Kitchen Homeowner

The truth about design and remodel is that the process does not just reconfigure and make pretty the once not-so pretty,it creates a new way of living. With the right Renovation Dream Team your newly remodeled and redesigned space will not only fit your lifestyle, but also become the home ...

What Does A Renovations Dream Team Look Like?

A home renovation can be a make or break experience.  Every person knows someone with a horror story to tell.  Finding a contractor with experience, a great crew, and a trustworthy character can seem like the impossible dream.  We are here to let you know, that with a bit of ...

The One Resource Every Homeowner Should Have for their Houzz

Home decor and renovation are so popular, both topics have channels dedicated to bringing millions of ideas to viewers, 24 hours a day. Twenty years ago, it could hardly have been imagined that one could easily, and affordably,  take those ideas they saw on TV and translate it into their ...

Open Concept Kitchen Design: Modern & Contemporary

Open concept kitchen design is very popular in home construction and renovation, but it is not just a modern design fad to obtain a pleasing aesthetic; it is at its heart functional, meant to meet the physical and emotional needs of the whole family. Aside from the positive response to ...

The Psychological Barriers To Green With Simran Sethi

How do you get people to care about green? Hint: It’s not talking about the polar bears, rising sea levels or carbon emissions. According to Simran Sethi, it’s about meeting people where they are and reframing these issues within the context of issues they care about. So instead of “organics” ...

How Unlicensed Contractors Can Cost You

It's down to two. You've vetted a long list of contractors. Wheat has emerged from chaff. Now the final decision gets tough. Each contractor appeals to you for different reasons. They're almost identically qualified, with one difference: one's licensed, the other isn't. Questions float through your head: What does it ...

Contractor License or Home Improvement Salesperson (HIS) Registration

An easy way to make sure the contractor you're about to hire is insured and licensed! www.cslb.ca.gov list the License status of any and every contractor. Leaving your home to a contractor who is not licensed and insured is asking for an endless and painful experience. Read More ...